Rue Arthur Hardy 68,
Ottignies, Brabant 1348
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain, easy to walk.
Rural countryside and woodland.
Joan Dudok van Heel
4-hole Academy course.
20 km SE of Brussels
From the A4-E411 motorway (Brussels-Namur) heading south, take exit 7* (Louvain-la-Neuve) and follow the N4 direction Louvain-la-Neuve-Nord. After 2 km turn sharp right into Louvain-la-Neuve golf. (*If heading north on A4-E411, take exit 8, turn left at top of exit ramp and follow Louvain-la-Neuve on N25. After 1.8 km turn sharp right into golf).
Golf Club de Louvain-la-Neuve: At the edge of the Lauzelle wood, the golf course at Louvain-la-Neuve is laid out over a relatively open and gently undulating landscape. One or two small lakes come into play, most noticeably at the short par-4 17th and par-5 18th, and there's plenty of fairway and greenside bunkering to contend with throughout your round.
With quite a few short par-4s in the mix, this is definitely a course on which you should be able to build a good score, especially after you've played it once or twice. The tree-planting of a few years ago is now well on its way to maturity, and has certainly helped toughen-up the layout, compared to yesteryear. If you're not scoring too well, there's an excellent on-site golf academy, offering the opportunity to straighten out most aspects of your game.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
The "planned" city of Louvain-la-Neuve (in English "New Louvain") in Walloon Brabant was originally built in the 1960s, to accommodate the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL). The campus-style university is the largest French-speaking university in Belgium, with over 35,000 students studying there. It was created when language issues split Belgium's largest and oldest university (the Catholic University of Leuven) into two institutions - the Flemish language Katholieke Universiteit Leuven which remained in Leuven, and the Université Catholique de Louvain in Louvain-la-Neuve.
61 Boulevard de Lauzelle, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, near Wavre
+32 (0)10 450 751Visit website
Located in wooded parkland and close to the Louvain-la-Neuve University and Golf Course.
Royal Bercuit; Louvain-la-Neuve
Ravenstein; Royal Waterloo; Sept Fontaines; La Tournette; Hulencourt; Empereur; Pierpont; Rigenee; Falnuee.
87 rue Charles Dubois, 1342 Ottignies - Limlette.
+32 (0)10 42 19 99Visit website
The 19th century Chateau de Limelette stands on a hill overlooking the region of Limelette near Wavre and Louvain-la-Neuve. From this quiet location there are many memorable walks to be enjoyed in the surrounding woods and countryside.
Louvain-la-Neuve; Royal Waterloo (Marache and Lion courses); Empereur.
Royal Golf Club de Belgique (Ravenstein); Sept Fontaines; Royal Bercuit; La Tournette (Americain and Anglais courses); Hulencourt; Pierpont; Rigenee; Falnuee.
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